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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta TRE LETHBRIDGB PA1LT M.KKAI.O WEDNESDAY, NAY THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD DECEMBER 1907 Publlahed Sy tha LethbrldBi Herald Printing Co., Lid., every lawful evening at ita Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN-Managlnt Dlr.ttor JOHN Editorial, and Mvtrtliir.g, Circulation and Dipart epartmente DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES M.OO 1 year, by mail mon' I rear delivered I month; f delivered-; 8 months, uelivered i. U 1 month. delivered I monlH, By mail Addresses ch.-i.ise.! as often as desired, bat both new ami old addresses must bejl II .SO .75 '.II HERALD FOR Red Cross Drus 4 Book Store; J. 0. Robertson Co.; Jackson Seattle ft Murphy Co.; Cranbroolc Book rally Lake GrmsM Lafct Hotel. Minneapolis- t Cobej Co.; Alexandra Hotel; reo-ple's Drug store; Kenny t Allin; Lethbridso IloteT Cigar Provincial Nawa Company. Pinohor Dr. HcCrea; Mitchell Drug Co. Agency. Leading Rook tad News Store, 109A 8th Ate. West; World -Nam Co. Plneher Stttion Edward Diamond Dr. The Wide Medicine Hat Co.; News Shop, 445 Qramvell World NBWJ Co. Clarence Knot- Jatalesoa Newt A. D. River Side World News Co, ished ever. I. .tent THE WEEKLY HERALD I year In: advance 11.00 C months in House Discusses Irrigation Act CONTINUED.FROM FRONT PAGE On the suggestion of Mr. Olivet, the minister .inserted a clause pro- viding that nothing in the bill shall interfere with any litigation which may be in progress at the present time. It was announced when the House closed that C. N. R. resolutions will be brought up today, probably at 3 o'clock. Three Licenses 3 Months Only CONTINUED FROM FRONT PAOB TURNING THE TABLES. ACCORDING to what appears to be an author- ized version, the calling offsof the Ward. IV. smoker at Toronto was not due to the associa- tion, bat to R. B. Bennett himself. Mr. Bennett js said to have sent the following telegram: "Not being in accord with government policy on Canadian Northern as at present declared, regret will be unable to address Conservative association on May fourth. Have sent similar lettergram to Birming- ham. Missed Bristol who has left city to- day." This however doles not alter the main feature jof the incident. It .-the existence of a spirit the public treasury would have been the richer by some thousands of dollars. A generous way of describing the transaction would be Uiat the responsible authorities were guilty of. gross carelessness. But in view of the circumstances this may well be qualified by styl- ing it culpable and reprehensible, and the'fact that friends of the government figured in the deal make it appear iu as bad a light as possible. .Which the member for Calgary is apprised of His open to cl.jticism. It may- action proves that it iriust'have intuitively meet the situation in a to Mm that, iu disagreeing with, the government on its C.-N. he had- made himself non- acceptable to his party. In taking the. initiative he came to "the rescue of. the particular associa- tion, and so relieved it in -its -dilemma; Mr. Bennett might, if he had so have allowed for a spirit of by ap- pearing at 'the smoker. In riot wishing, to be present as an unwelcome guest he probably diag- nosed the particular nature of the Toronto Con- servative association. It would be interesting to know whether [Ward IV. is feeling a grievance at being mis- judged. If so there is hope for the Conservative parly, and for politics in general. Mr. Bennett, on his part, has shown himself more human than probably many have thought him. W THE STORY OF A POST OFFICE SITE. IE have before us a transaction which not onlj' places the Borden government in the light of lacking the careful business considera- tion needed in dealing with the public money, but also lays it open to a charge of favoring its friends. The particular matter refers to the purchase of a site for a post office at Fort Frances, Ontario, ,vhere an agent for the Dominion government was allowed to purchase land at the price of and turn it over to the government for leaving the purchaser the handsome pro- Jit of at the expense of the country. In July 1912, according to evidence given be- fore the Public Accounts Committee, Sir. A. D. George, a prominent Conservative of Fort Fran- ces, was appointed to act as agent for the govern- ment in securing the land for the -.post office building. Two adjoining lots were to be pur- chased. One of the two was owned by a Mr. Frawley, a Fort Frances druggist, and through a law clerk named Anderson, employed in his own office, Mr. George secured an option on this piece of ground for On the second lot the op- tion was for 51500. After both options had been obtained the properties were purchased by Mr. George who, it was testified, represented that his clerk, Anderson, was acting as agent for the gov- SHOULD GUARD AGAINST HIGH CHARGES. IF the Dominion government has overlooked, as Hon. Frank Oliver charges, lo make provis- ion whereby the railways will establish a storage freight rate for grain to and from internal stor- age elevator points, they have left themselves e that the railways vay which will suit all parties. If they do not, it may be that the Do- minion Railway Commission will he able to over- come any obstacle the railways may place in the way of the best use of the elevators for the people are supposed to farmers. :But nil will admit that the fiesl way to provide againstiany possible -contingencies is to remove them before they :anse, and the government should busy themselves: immediately in solving the problem, now that it has been pointed out. There are some objections to the internal ele- vators on the part of the farmers as it.is, the claim being put forward that the farmers will have to stand the cost of putting the grain through the establishments, and if additional freight rates are saddled on top of this, it.will simply mean that the farmers will not be able to avail themselves of the use of the elevators which, we are told, are being built as a boon to the farmers, and to offset any advantage the U. S. market might offer. If the Bordeu government do not want their internal elevator scheme to be an utter failure, they should provide right now against, any possibility of high charges that will place the elevators out of reach of the ordinary farmer. to the satisfaction of depart- ment Dallas Hotel, Lethbridge, re- commended during- currency ot lease H. E. Miobach, Lethbridge Hotel, Lcthbridge, recommended A. M. lieasley, Windsor, Hotel, Lethbridge, recommended; B. B. McCarty, King's Hot--l, Lethbridne, recommended J. B. Renter, Wholesale, Lethbridge, re- commended for three Hud- soisjs Hay Co., Wholesale, Lethhridge, recommended subject to production of lease to department; ,C. C. Pagnuelo Wine Spirit Co., Wholesale, Leth- bridge, recommended; William Sa- aowski, Wholesale, re- commended for- three months; Leth- bridge Wholesalers Ltd., Wholesale, Lethbridge, recommended for three months Donald Munro, Grange HCH tel, Carmarigay, recommended F. H. Arnold, Barons, re- commended Richard Urch, Hotol j Monarch, Monarch, recommended; Johnson Bros, and Anderson, Hotel Savoy, Champion, recommended C. J. Miaett, Pacific- Hotel, Coaihurst, recommended for three months Al- bert Mutz, Imperial Hotel, Vulcan, recommended F. Ridgedale, Myr- tle Hotel, Bow Island, recommended; Redmond Stearns, Grassy Lake Hotel, Grassy Lake, recommended H. 'and P. N. Stubbs, Wholesale, Taber, recommended Rob- erts Geizentanner, Taher Hotel, Taber, recommended Heilly and Thompson, King George Hotel, Tab- er, recommended'; Joseph Dobbs, Pal- ace Hotel, Taber, recommended; Mill- er Doran, Bow City Hotel, Bow City, recommended1; Thomas- Wilton, West Hoisl, Burdett, recommended. Huerta Seeing the End in Sight Prepares to Make Desperate Stan j OUK POINT OF VIEW The Herald is pleased that the commissioners followed our suggestion and purged ex-Commis- sioner Tracy's report of the unfavorable refer- ence to our schools. Our own institutions stand vindicated.. Bet a nickel W. F. Nickle and R. B. Bennett are at the foot of the Tory class down at Ottawa. But their stock is hitting the.liigh spots in the west. The Red Line hit the high water mark for the year on Arbor Day. Too much stress cannot be laid on the necessity of providing attractions at Henderson Park. ernment. the two lols of land were turned over to the Dominion for but' in the meantime a house which stood on the Frawley property was sold by Mr. George for In reality, then, the net cost of the site to Mr. George was but the Conservative government at .Ottawa paid him During the sitting of the committee evidence (was given by Messrs. Frawley and Anderson bringing out the facts as outlined in the forego- ing paragraph. Sir, Frawley also testified that at jhe very outside the properly could not be valued more than But thjs is not all1 the, tale. The officials of ,thc post offica department admitted on the stand {that the department had made no search of the JJtJe .t.q Commissioner Graves of Calgary is seriously considering establishing one man cars on some of their stub lines. These be economy limes. .The Herald rather likes the.idea of naming spoU at Henderson Park. "Battery Point" was a aright idea and we know the boys of the 25th will make it a. spot to be proud of. If every organ- ization in the city were to select a plot and deter- mine lo make it the most beautiful in the park, under the direction of the park superintendent of course, it would not be many years until Hen- derson Park would be the beauty spot of tho west, and doubly enjoyable on account of the many as- sociations engendered in the making. Let us adopt the bright idea, and make it something to build on. Our Arbor Day scheme proved a suc- cess, attracting wide attention. Keep the enthus- Had (big .tgjflP. .Ujkjfljjaiip dyiflg u. jjgjjjral death, BUSTER BROWN STOCKINGS RESOLVED THAT, The BUSrEWBPOWNSTOCKIVG- IS A 000 ry TO AND A SNAP FOH 3ANTA CLAUS For Hard Wear Buster Brown Stocking! are made to stand the test ;of rough and tumble play in which every healthy boy- spends half his time. Buster Brown stock- ings are the greatest wear registers ever long fibre cotton, specially twisted and tested for durability, with three-ply heel and toe, well knitted, well finished and fast dyed in Black and Leather Shade Tan. No more darning if you buy Buster Brown Stockings. Girls, tttttr trmrt SUter'i fcr lk> airli It a ipfanM tooUu At moderate A two-thittd Enellth minnlxrf lUta ttocklsi. tb.ilt I. It ul riry wflU kldetd. Skill Tit ri.fc, tin WkiM. (Eljtpman-lfflltmt Knitting Ota, ICtmitrii Eargwt Ifoswrg JKatutfartnmii to Canalm IfatttUtittt MILLS AT HAMILTON AND WELLAND, ONTARIO AJeomalran of the celcbritcd "Little DmiWaai "Ultle Hodery for lohata CONTINUED" FRO'H PAGE 31 SPECIAL WIRES IN CLIFTON HOUSE Niagara 'Falls, May 13 Manager Major, of the Clifton House, Niagara F.iJJs. QnL, this morning re- ceived a telegram from Washington, D.C., announcing that the peace mediators would reach Burralo at S.26 o'clock on Saturday morning of this week. They will be met in Buffalo by automobiles and brought j to the Ciifton where the med-} iation of the troubles between the United States and Mexico will take place. Great preparations have been made at the hotel for the handling of the guests. The Great-Northwestern Tel-1 egraph Co.. allied with the Western I Union Telegraph Co., has installed 311 wires in the building. The Canadian Pacific Telegraph Co., in alliance with the Postal-Telegraph Co., has in- stalled 20 special wires in tho hotel. SILLIMAN FREE: ON WAY TO CAPITAL Washington, D.C., May French Embassy today received ad- vices from the French Legation in Mexico City stating that United States Vice-Consul John R. Silliman, who had been held by Federal auth- orities in SaltiKo, was on his way to Mexico City, under guard. At Mexi- co Ci'ty, Silliman -will be turned over to the Brazilian minister and allowed to proceed to Vera Cruz. GERMAN SHIP KEEPS ARMS ON BOARD Washington. D.C., May al Badger at Vera Cruz today assur- ed the Navy department in an official report that the German vessel. Prinze Cecelie bad landed no arms consigned to General Huerta at any Mexican point. He reported that 650 tons of general cargo on the vessel were landed at Vera Cruz before de- parting for Havana, but that the arms and ammunition were, retained on board. COFFEE The Finishing Touch To A Perfect CHASE 8AN6ORN MONTREAL. It? DETECTIVES came un this morning. The Informa- tion against Noakes was amended to read that the accused did with intent to gain from Hugh Williams icciiso said Hugh ot being an accessory after the ract to fraud and larceny. The information ag- Strathmore, Alta., May hearing of the evidence and cross-ex- amination of Hugh Williams, the Btar witness iu the case againat De- tectives Noakes and Brown for alleg- ed attempt to extort S1000 by accus- ing the said Hugh Williams of being an accessory after the fact of grand iarceny, occupied the whole oc the morning, and the case is lllrely to keep the court busy for the rest of tho day. The substance of Williams' story was that Noaltes had called on him and charged him 'with having receiv- 'etl a package containing 51000 from Davies, with' Instructions contained on a note inside to keen it until call- ed for. The deteotivo, he also told him that he was ait accessory be- fore the fact in the crime larceny, and told him that ths Imper. lal Bank was willing to let Davies off if he (Williams) came across with 51000, but Iliat tho detective did not 'threaten, to arrest him if ho did not pay up. He denied ever havine received the package. Ho explained that his strenuous efforts lo raise the money on Friday and Saturday were actuated partly by a desire to help Davlos out of a hole, and partly duo to his being Milly scared at tho prospect of being mixed up in the matter. Charges Reduced Tho charge against Detective Noakes and Brown of attempting to axtort mogw. frqia tho Prof, ffbci wlH Ton Save If yei uoifi Save nwn? Though your salary or Income will no doubt Increase, vlll your many find that the latter more than keep pace with the former. Now is the tlmo to start a Reserve Fund the Savings Department of the Union Bank of Canada is the place to keep it. Deposit the extra' you have on liand now-ryou can open sn account with any sum, down to one draw Interejtea It OF CANADA GRASSY LAKE BRANCH LETHBRIDGE BRANCH A. B. KING, Acting Manager G. R. TINNiriG, Manager ainst Bro'wn la amended in tie same way. The court is filled to capacity, but feeling his considerably abated since last night. There 13, however, strong feeling against the town con. stable. The case is proceeding, Wil- liams being on the stand. almacaan in rftock and made to your measure, in the wide, roomy English by tailors who will give you a garment of the most pronounced distinctiveneM. Both quiet and striking effects tailored to perfection. up. McKelvie McGuire ;